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. >> those are good examples. i was just curious, thank you. >> director metcalf? >> i am really glad that we are talking about the extension of the cal train i am hope thating we spend more time as a board on this. i have no concerns whatsoever about ecom or the price. i am concerned about the scope of what is in this and what i know from talking to other people in the community is that the various partners that will be necessary to connect cal train to the transbay terminal do not agree about the alignment. the san francisco mayor's office and i am the mayor's appointee to this board does not agree with this alignment. i don't believe that the san francisco county transportation authority does. getting agreement between the various parties in addition to the high speed rail authority and cal train is the task ahead for us. the, i believe, i have a great concern about opening a supplemental and then locking ourselves in and then telling ourselves that we can't reopen it. i know that we have to do a supplemental eir but i don't think that we yet know what should be in it. >> i just add on tha
that that happens. >> there are any other questions or questions specifically to this item? >> director metcalf. >> in the long run i do not think that it is clear if the fourth and king cal train station will remain a station or if there will be other alignments that we all end up believing would be preferred. i think that we need to be undertaking a process, with all of the partners. that will be necessary to pay for and get this project completed. and try to see if we can come up with an alignment and a design that everybody can agree to. i have concerns about spending money on ir that has a likelihood of having to be redone. i know in the scope of the project, a million dollars may not be that much. but there is... i wonder about the wisdom of proceeding. >> four and this king will be... will stay as a station. however, maybe not all trains will stop there. because, and that whole mission bay area is very important to the cal train right now and as far as the yard, only looking at it as someone who has been in the business all of his life. we will have to have some storage. because you are
this item? >> director harper? >> aye. >> lloyd. >> aye. >> metcalf. >> aye. >> kim. >> aye. >> that is four ayes and item 8 is approved. >> thank you. >> could we call item number nine. >> authorizing the executive director to execute a professional services agreement with acom services to provide a envier impact statement, preparations service for the transbay center program for an amount of $1.3 million and a two-year term. >> directors brian dikes will also report on this item. >> this contract is to provide, supplemental work, supplemental to the previous feis, eir which was certified in march of 2004. and the reasons for this is that there are changes of a little more small things, and there are changes to accommodate, high speed rail requirements as we have designed the project and we are now at 30 percent of the structures. to make it easier, here is a picture of what is involved. the first thing is that the approach radius were increased from 500 to 650. it is still, but, we wanted to keep as close as possible within the existing right-of-way and we do, of course, with these larger,
feeling they've been left in the dust. the metcalfe off highway vehicle park is one of the popular recreation areas in santa clara county. every year, thousands of people come here to ride the trails, but because of state wide cuts, millions designated to run the parks like this one are in jeopardy. >> we've been fortunate receiving funding we've asked for. if it gets reduced we'll have to look at options, funding strategies to keep the park open. >> in the early 70s, users of off highway vehicles or ohvs helped create a saving as kt for parks. they created a trust paid for by registration fees on off road vehicles and taxes on gasoline. >> you buy gas, you pay taxes on gas. taxes come back to the program. to maintain roads and trailsw%,. >> over the years, the trust has been a target because it's so well funded and has $42 million in the account. over the past four years, ohv department has loaned the state $123 million with promise that it would be paid back. >> last year was the first time they've diverted money that would have come into the program to another location. which me
call. >> thank you, with that director harper? >> aye. >> lloyd >> aye. >> metcalf. >> aye. >> chair kim. >> aye. >> that is four aye and item ten is approved. >> item number eleven. >> approval of the minutes of the october 11th 2012 meeting. >> i know that director harper will abstain from this vote. can we take a roll call on the minutes for october the eleventh, 2012 >> yes, members of the public anything that they wanted to address you? >> director harper? >> do we have a motion to move this forward. >> moved, second. >> my apologies. >> with that, director harper, abstaining lloyd. >> aye. >> metcalf. >> aye. >> kim. >> that is three, ayes and item eleven is approved. >> item number 12. >> is the areview of on 007, for california code. >> and galati will crpt on this item. >> directors this is required by the california government code as well as the investment policy be reviewed annually even if we are not proposing any changes. we are not proposing any changes at this time. objectivities of our investment policy remain the same, safety, liquidity and return on investment has
. >> lloyd. here. >> metcalf. >> here. >> kim. >> here. you do a quar um. >> thank you. are there any communications today? that i am aware of board of directors in more old business? seeing none we can move to the executive director's report. >> good morning directors and members of the public and just a few announcements before we move on for our construction update for today. it is now displayed to the public at the academy of science and that will run for a number of months. so we would like to thank the california academy for putting on display the mammoth tooth. and we will be looking for a new home in 2013. and finally on october 17th we had number one of our regularly schedule committee meetings to provide a construction update to our neighbors. so everything that moving along well. now to give our construction update with steve turner. >> good morning, directors. steve, ru, with turner construction, construction oversight. i don't know. is that up? there it is. >> another good month, of work or almost a month and a half since we filled you in on the last period. there were no
harper? >> here. >> lloyd. here. >> metcalf. >>
and republican state representative darrell metcalf called that illegal and he says he will ask the u.n. observers be removed or be arrested and prosecuted. the texas attorney general made it very clear he wants the u.n. observers to stay at least 100 feet away from every polling place in texas. now the iowa secretary of state says 300 feet from any iowa polling place. listen. >> we want to make sure people knew what the law was. we were very firm in letting everyone know that u.n. observers are not aloud at iowa polls. there has been a little bit of controversy. >> reporter: to make sure that happens in iowa, pennsylvania and texas, they have more republican monitors to make sure those u.n.' observers stand clear no closer than 100 feet in texas and 300 feet in iowa. megyn: the guys on the set say ohio is not the new girl at the dance. pennsylvania is like the girl i used to date and she lost a bunch of weight and you take a second look at but, but nah. talking about getting attention from the campaigns. 7 weeks ago former reagan speech writer peggy noonan issued a challenge to romne
be taken. they can metcalf from the treasury or they can take steps themselves like raising the insurance premiums yet again, are making the future books of business even save for. they have taken steps along those lines but there are tradeoffs here. tracy: sure there are but part of the problem is the loans from 2008-2009, they're backing, 90 days delinquent at best, loans going forward are a little better so the business going forward could offset any of the damage done in the past. why do the taxpayers have to come in on this? >> exactly right. this is a question ritter for the future. current loans their underwriting are far save her. nonetheless the past loans are coming do. a ramped up in 2007-2008. 2005-2008 loans that are really hurting right now. they hadn't needed reserves or a call for taxpayer infusion before this. every other had and they had gone 78 years without requiring any taxpayer assistance but they had gone through a 500 years storm. this has to take a toll and make changes. the problem is they could themselves make changes and hurt the overall housing market and iron
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